The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged seven individuals and two organizations with being part of an international scheme that hacked the SEC's EDGAR document system, stole nonpublic corporate information and used it to illegally earn $4.1 million via insider trading.
Organizations in all sectors struggle with mitigating the insider threat, but it's an acute concern in healthcare, where patients' lives are at stake. Pete Nourse of Veriato outlines specific threats to this sector.
Education plays a critical role in any program designed to combat insider threats, says Christopher Greany, head of group investigations at Barclays. He'll discuss how to start an insider threat program in a presentation at Information Security Media Group's Security Summit: London, to be held Oct. 23.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which has tough breach notification requirements, is spurring global interest in technologies to help prevent insider breaches, says Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies.
Randy Trzeciak, director of the CERT Insider Threat Center at CMU, says he's frequently asked: "Haven't we solved the insider threat problem?" Far from it, he responds. In fact, he's helping many organizations start insider threat defense programs. He'll be a speaker at ISMG's New York Security Summit.
Better, stronger fraud-detection intelligence - that's the promise of the new 3-D Secure 2.0 protocol for digital merchants, networks and financial institutions. But what should organizations do to prepare? James Jenkins of CA Technologies weighs in.
An Equifax software engineer has settled an insider trading charge with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after he allegedly earned $77,000 after he made a securities transaction based on his suspicion that the credit bureau had suffered a data breach.
From open banking to emerging technology and the evolving needs of a new generation of on-the-go customers, financial institutions are experiencing unprecedented change. This means the use of advanced technology is on the rise as every institution searches for the next big thing to maintain a competitive edge.
This case study illustrates how Digital Shadows helped the head of threat intelligence at a bank discover a user on the dark web claiming to be a bank employee selling access to high net worth individual's accounts. The fact that the seller appeared to be an employee, this threat was of heightened priority to this...
As account opening continues to transition from physical to digital channels, financial institutions and other organizations must optimize the digital experience of applicants in order to compete while simultaneously mitigating fraud risk that is on the rise thanks to some of the same digital channel benefits enjoyed...
When insider threat researcher Randy Trzeciak looks at artificial intelligence and machine learning, he sees the potential for technology to help organizations predict potentially dangerous insider behavior - not just respond to it.
As account opening continues to transition from physical to digital channels, financial institutions and other organizations must optimize the digital experience of applicants in order to compete. At the same time, fraud is on the rise thanks to some of the same digital channel benefits enjoyed by consumers:...
If you browsed the latest security headlines, you'd probably think the majority of data breaches were related to hackers, political activists, malware or phishing. While the latter two hint at it, the truth is that nearly half of all data breaches can be traced back to insiders in some capacity.